Friday, October 14, 2011

Leaders Statue in Marina Beach

From Labour Statue
Labour Statue:
This is a labor statue, dedicated to the labours. May 1 (International Workers/ Laborers day) is celebrated very grantly


Bharathiyar:
This is the statue of a famous Tamil poet in Tamil Nadu called Bharathiar. He was also called Maha Kavi


Kannagi:


Kannagi is the main character in the Tamil epic called Silapadhikaram, written by Illango Adigal before 1400 years. Revenging her husbands death she gutted Madurai. The statue was caught in to many controversy.




Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Statue:
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was a revolutionary freedom fighter who fought against the British empire in India from outside India (South East Asia).




Thiruvalluvar:
Thiruvalluvar, is a very famous Tamil poet who is famous for his work – Thirukkural which contains 1330 couplets and deals with the topics on Virtue, Wealth & Love. This was written almost 2000 years ago.


G U Pope Statue:
G U Pope, has translated several Tamil poems and epics (including Tirukkural) in to English over a period spanning 53 years. He has also translated other large volumes like Naladiyar, Thiruvasagam, etc.


Bharathidasan Statue:
Bharathidasan is a Tamil poet, writer and playwright whose mentor was Bharathiar. He mostly wrote on socio-political issues that helped the Dravidian movement to rise in Tamil Nadu. He was posthumously awarded the Sahitya Academy award in 1970.




Avvaiyar Statue:
Avvaiyar, is the collective name for a group of female poets who lived in 1st/ 3rd/ 13th Centuries in Tamil Nadu. Avvaiyar has written many poems/ songs in Tamil. Aathichoodi is a very popular work among them.



Mahatma Gandhi Statue:
He was the chief leader of the Indian Independence movement and referred to as the ‘Father of the Nation’.


Veeramamunivar Statue:
Veera-ma-munivar  was came as a mission service who arrived to South India from Europe in the 18th Century. He learned the Tamil language and became proficient enough in it to write a dictionary in Tamil and introduced grammar for the popular usage of Tamil.


K Kamaraj:
Kumarasami Kamaraj better known as K.Kamaraj was an Indian Politician and former Chief Minister of TamilNady widely know as "King Maker".


Light House:
The Statues finishes with the Light House.It was built by the East Coast Constructions and Industries in 1976 replacing the old one.The light house was opened in January 1977. It also houses the meteorological department and is restricted to visitors. It is one of the few Lighthouses in the world and the only one in India with an Elevator.



Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Short cut in Tweeter


ட்விட்டரில் மொக்கை போடும் வேகத்தை இன்னும் விரைவாக்க சில சுருக்கு வழிகளை இங்கு பகிர்கிறேன்.

நேரக்கோட்டின் (Time Line)

மத்தியிலோ, கீழோ இருக்கும் போது மேலே செல்லவும், புதிப்பிக்கவும் முற்றுப்புள்ளி (Full Stop) ” . “ பயன்படுத்தலாம்.

பக்கத்தின் கீழே செல்ல ” SPACE BAR “ பயன்படுத்தலாம்.

ட்விட்டரில் தேட ” / “ இந்தக் குறியைப் பயன்படுத்தலாம்.



ஒரு ட்விட்டைப் படித்துக்கொண்டிருக்கும் போது, அதை

மீள் ட்வீட் செய்ய ” t “ அழுத்தலாம்

பதிலளிக்க ” r “ அழுத்தலாம்

பிடித்தமானதாகத் தேர்ந்தெடுக்க ” f “ அழுத்தலாம்

அந்த ட்வீட்டின் கூடுதல் தகவல்களைப் பெற ” ENTER “ விசையை அழுத்தலாம்.



நேரக் கோட்டின்

முகப்புப் பக்கத்தை அடைய ” g ” பிறகு ” h “

உங்களுக்கு வந்த பதில்கள் பக்கத்தை அடைய  ” g ” பிறகு ” r “

உங்கள் சுயவிவரப் பக்கத்தை அடைய  ” g ” பிறகு ” p “

நீங்கள் விரும்பிய ட்வீட்களின் பக்கத்தை அடைய  ” g ” பிறகு ” f “

செய்தி அல்லது தகவலை

அனுப்ப ” m”

செய்தி அல்லது தகவல் பக்கத்திற்குச் செல்ல

 ” g ” பிறகு ” m “

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Rail Reservation Centres in Chennai


Rail Reservation Centres in Chennai
(Reservation Hrs 08:00-14:00 & 14:15-20:00 Sun:08:00-14:00)
Avadi Rly Station
26555408
Annanagar
26631188
Airport
22560551
Besant Nagar
24901186
Central Railway Station
25353816
Egmore Railway Station
28194579
Mambalam Railway Station
24643755
Mylapore Railway Station
24954252
Perambur Railway Station
25510359
Saidapet Railway Station
24329970
Tambaram Railway Station
22365921
Tiruvotiyur Railway Station
25735314
Beach Railway Station
25234397
 

Sunday, August 21, 2011

20 most expensive keywords in Google


The 20 most expensive keyword categories with the highest search volume and highest costs per click, thereby netting Google the most money, are:
  1. Insurance (example keywords in this category include "buy car insurance online" and "auto insurance price quotes")
  2. Loans (example keywords include "consolidate graduate student loans" and "cheapest homeowner loans")
  3. Mortgage (example keywords include “refinanced second mortgages” and “remortgage with bad credit”)
  4. Attorney (example keywords include “personal injury attorney” and “dui defense attorney”)
  5. Credit (example keywords include “home equity line of credit” and “bad credit home buyer”)
  6. Lawyer ("personal  injury lawyer," "criminal defense lawyer)
  7. Donate ("car donation centers," "donating a used car")
  8. Degree ("criminal justice degrees online," "psychology bachelors degree online")
  9. Hosting ("hosting ms exchange," "managed web hosting solution")
  10. Claim ("personal injury claim," "accident claims no win no fee")
  11. Conference Call ("best conference call service," "conference calls toll free")
  12. Trading ("cheap online trading," "stock trades online")
  13. Software ("crm software programs," "help desk software cheap")
  14. Recovery ("raid server data recovery," "hard drive recovery laptop")
  15. Transfer ("zero apr balance transfer," "credit card balance transfer zero interest")
  16. Gas/Electricity ("business electricity price comparison," "switch gas and electricity suppliers")
  17. Classes ("criminal justice online classes," "online classes business administration")
  18. Rehab ("alcohol rehab centers," "crack rehab centers")
  19. Treatment ("mesothelioma treatment options," "drug treatment centers")
  20. Cord Blood ("cordblood bank," "store umbilical cord blood")
Google AdWords is a dynamic, auction-based marketplace where advertisers bid on keywords to compete for top ad placement. The minimum bid per keyword is 5 cents, but this research shows that in highly competitive categories, Google can make up to $50 per click. Despite a diversified product portfolio, advertising on Google sites accounts for the vast majority of its billions in annual revenue.
The keyword categories with the highest volumes and costs represent businesses with very high lifetime customer value – in other words, these industries can afford to pay a lot to acquire a new customer. These most expensive keywords comprise businesses such as lawsuits, mortgage applications, and server hosting. Some high-volume keyword categories have lower CPCs because advertisers have slimmer margins to expend on PPC advertising.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Madras Week Celebration(Aug 21-28) 2011




DATE
EVENT
VENUE
DETAILS
August 2, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Confessions of a Chennai advertising woman by Indu BalachandranHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.Organised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 9, 2011
Tuesday
CONTEST: Inter-school quizPSBB, KK NagarOpen to students of schools in Central Cluster of CBSE.
August 9, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: The American contribution to British Madras by S. MuthiahHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.Organised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 10, 2011
Wednesday
CONTEST: Kolam contestPSBB, KK NagarOpen to students of schools in Central Cluster of CBSE.
August 11, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Inter-school oratorical contest – Why I like MadrasPSBB, KK NagarOpen to students of schools in Central Cluster of CBSE.
August 12, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.  (Opp. Hotel President)Inauguration at 6 p.m. by M.S.Ramanujan, Post Master General, Chennai City Region
S.Muthiah, city historian speaks. Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 13, 2011
Saturday
PHOTOWALK FOR KIDSFrom Royapuram Railway station to Srinivasa Ramanujan Museum, RoyapuramFrom 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Open to children of class 5 to 12.
Organised by www.yocee.in.
Contact 98405 44629 for registration.
August 13, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 14, 2011
Sunday
PHOTOWALK FOR KIDSFrom Iyyappan temple (Raja Annamalai Puram) to Greenways Road MRTS stationFrom 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Open to children of class 5 to 12.
Organised by www.yocee.in.
Contact 98405 44629 for registration
August 14, 2011
Sunday
CONTESTS: Art, music, dance, oratoricalBharathiar Illam, TriplicaneHosted by Lions Club of Chennai Elite. Theme Chennai. More details http://themadrasday.in/2011/07/art-music-dance-oratorical-contests/
August 14, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 15, 2011
Monday
BICYCLE RALLY
Participants will follow a trail of famous landmarks with the help of a clue sheet.
Starts at – The Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar

Open for Men in the age group 20years and above.  Registrations required. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST: Oratorical contestThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.For students of class 9 to 12. In English and Tamil. Topic : Speeches by famous personalities in Chennai.
Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST: Costume GaloreThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.Traditional bridal costumes of different communities (native or migrated) of Chennai. Register before Aug. 5, 2011. Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST : Art ContestThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.Collage on theme ‘Chennai – Netru, Indru, Naalai’. For children of age group 8-12yrs. Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST: Pulli Kolam ContestThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.Open to all in the age group of 15-25years. Register before Aug. 5, 2011. Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 16, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 16, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Information Technology in Chennai by Pradeep ChakravarthyHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.Organised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 17, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: ‘Our heritage in brick and mortar’Asan Memorial School, EgmoreInauguration at 10 a.m. Exhibition of models and charts conducted by the Social Science Department and the Heritage Club; Speakers: the Nawab of Arcot, Kumararani Meena Muthiah, Gopika Varma.
August 17, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 17, 2011
Wednesday
TALK: Architectural Styles of Madras- From the Colonial to the Post Modern by Dr. K. R. SitalakshmiPresidency Club , EgmoreOrganised by Rotary Club of Madras Centenary Commemoration. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Oratorical Competition (Pre-final)The Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Open for students of Classes 9-12. Topic: Speeches on Great personalities of Chennai. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: ‘Our heritage in brick and mortar’Asan Memorial School, EgmoreExhibition of models and charts conducted by the Social Science Department and the Heritage Club.
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Creative writingThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Topic: Chennai – Neetru, Indru, Naalai! (Tamil), Chennai – Past, Present, Future! (English). Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: CookeryThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Theme: Rare Grandmom’s recipe for home-made medicinal solutions. Open to public. Age group 40- 50 years. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Art workThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Contest open for kids of class 3,4,5
Send your entries by post or in person to The Yellow Bus by Aug. 12. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Music & danceThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Group event. Contest open for kids of class 7,8,9. Register at The Yellow Bus by Aug. 12. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
QUIZ : Inter-school heritage quiz –  ‘Heritage buildings of Madras’Asan Memorial School, EgmorePreliminary rounds at 9.30 a.m.; finals at 11am.
August 18, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 18, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Madras: My ImpressionsAt Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.Paintings by Maniam Selven (MaSe). Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 19, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: ‘Our heritage in brick and mortar’Asan Memorial School, EgmoreExhibition of models and charts conducted by the Social Science Department and the Heritage Club. Valedictory at 2 p.m. Speaker : Shreekumar Varma
August 19, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 19, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Madras: My ImpressionsAt Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.Paintings by Maniam Selven (MaSe). Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 20, 2011
Saturday
HERITAGE WALK: The Sweet Smell of EngineeringCollege of Engineering, Guindy campusConducted by Alumni Association of College of Engineering Guindy. Starts at 6.30 a.m. at the Main Building (Bell Clock Tower), College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University. Register on phone no. 9840959730.
August 20, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment. Inauguration by Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
August 20, 2011
Saturday
WORKSHOP & CONTEST: Map Ur WayKalaa Manjari, 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony, AlwarpetFrom 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Conducted by Kalaa Manjari Activity Centre and Bambaram Toy Library. Map construction, walk in the neighborhood and a presentation contest. Contact 99623 87624.
August 20, 2011
Saturday
Drawing and Painting Event for childrenThe Children’s Club, 213 (96), V.M. Street, MylaporeAt 9 a.m.
Theme – Namma Chennai
Register at the Children’s Club,
Last date to register Aug. 18, 2011. Phone: 99405 57388 / 4211 3434
August 20, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniInauguration at 5 p.m. Lecture by Prof. V. Arasu, Professor and Head, Dept. of Tamil Literature, University of Madras on “தமிழில் அரியநூல்கள் பாதுகாப்பு: சில உரையாடல்கள்” [Tamilil ariya nulkal patukappu : cila uraiyadalkal]
August 20, 2011
Saturday
TALK: A Brief History of Engineering in Madras – audio/visual presentationConference Hall, Alumni Center (Opp. LH), College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna UniversityAt 5 p.m. Hosted by the Alumni Association of College of Engineering, Guindy. Contact : talk@darkbrand.com / 9840959730.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK: The Studios of KollywoodKodambakkam and VadapalaniBy van and foot. Conducted by Mohan V Raman. Fee : Rs. 450 per head. Bookings: phone 28411495, email: editor@madrasmusings.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
PHOTOWALK:Royapettah Clock Tower to Chepauk PalaceStarts at 7 a.m. Conducted by Chennai Photowalk. Contact Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan on phone: 98844-67463. Email: chandrachoodan@gmail.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK: Fort St. GeorgeStarts from the parking lot opp. main gate of FortLed by Vincent D’ Souza. Starts at 7.45 a.m. Free. Register at themadrasday@gmail.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
NATURE WALK:Pallikaranai MarshStarts at 6.45 a.m. Guided by Gnanaskandan K. Organised by Madras Naturalists’ Society. Contact: Vijay Kumar: vijay58@airtelmail.in / 98400 90875
August 21, 2011
Sunday
TREE WALKSemmozhi PoongaConducted by Nizhal. From 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Register at nizhal.shade@gmail.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
PERFORMANCE: Contests – final and VillupattuYouth Hostel, Indira Nagar, AdyarOrganised by The Yellow Bus. Villu Pattu by school students trained by artist S. V. Ramamurthy – theme : Chennai – Netru, Indru Naalai and
Theru-Kootu
August 21, 2011
Sunday
TOUR: Bronze Gallery, Govt. Museum, EgmoreGovt. Museum3 to 3.45 p.m. Led by Pradeep Chakravarthy. Anyone who is older than 35 will have register with a younger person. Register before Aug. 1, 2011. Mail to:
pradeepandanusha@gmail.com.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
CONTEST: Art Contest for kidsKalaa Manjari, 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony. AlwarpetFrom 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Themes: Ages- 5-10 years – Clean Green Chennai, Ages- 11-16 years- Places of Interest in Chennai. Contact: 24312676
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Inauguration at 6 p.m. by Mr.Shankar Rao, Vice Consul, US Consulate General,  followed by a dialogue between Paul Cohn & Mohandass.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Madras: My ImpressionsAt Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.Paintings by Maniam Selven (MaSe). Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
TALK: Life of V Krishnaswami Aiyar by Justice Prabha SridevanChamiers, Chamiers RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 22, 2011
Monday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Coins, paintings, pen-and-ink drawingsPadma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, KK NagarInauguration at 2 p.m. Organised by D.H. Rao. Drawings by Manohar Devadoss. Speakers at the inauguration: S. Muthiah, Nalli Kuppuswamy, Mrs Y.G. Parthasarathy.
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 22, 2011
Monday
TALK: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker by Chandrachoodan GopalakrishnanGallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.At 6.30 p.m.
August 22, 2011
Monday
TALK: Three Women Film Directors of Madras by Mohan V RamanTaj Club House, No. 2, Club House RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
CONTEST: Heritage of Chennai – Multimedia Presentation Contest for Chennai City schoolsSrinivasa Sastri Hall, Luz, MylaporeFrom 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prize distribution at 3 p.m.(approx.). Contact: 98405 44629. More details here.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Coins, paintings, pen-and-ink drawingsPadma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, KK NagarOrganised by D.H. Rao. Drawings by Manohar Devadoss. Exhibition open from 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 23 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
PRESENTATION: Ancient Light: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker’Jaigopal Garodia School, Anna NagarAt 4 p.m. By Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan, Chennai Photowalks.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: ‘Madras: Its past and its present’Stella Maris College for WomenAt 6 p.m. Talk by S. Muthiah.
Organised by the Public Relations Society of India, Chennai Chapter.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Lesser known temples of Chennai by Chitra MadhavanGallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.At 6.30 p.m.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Horse racing in Madras by R. MohanThe Residency Towers, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. NagarAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Chennai, crazy Chennai by V. SriramTag Centre, TTK Road, AlwarpetOrganised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Coins, paintings, pen-and-ink drawingsPadma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, KK NagarOrganised by D.H. Rao. Drawings by Manohar Devadoss. Exhibition open from 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
RELEASE:
C. P. R. Environmental Education Centre’s Survey of Air, Water and Noise Levels in Chennai city.
C.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, TeynampetAt 11 a.m. Contact: 24341778
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
CAMPUS EVENTS: Heritage site visit, Photo Exhibition, Traditional cuisine, Quiz,Oratorical contest for school childrenAsan Memorial College of Arts & Science, PallikaranaiFrom 9 a.m. onwards. Exhibition open to public. For details of traditional cuisine event contact: Milton – 9884143887, For contests for school children contact : Dr. Raja  - 9380077257
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
TOUR: Guided tour of DakshinachitraAssemble at the ticket counter in Dakshinachitra10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Organised by Namma Mylapore. Led by Dr.Chithra Madhavan, historian and archaeologist. For reservations :  call 99414 50776 or mail to nathanlatha@yahoo.com
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
TALK: Tamizh Theatre in Madras Talk show by Y. Gee. Mahendra and A.R. Srinivasan.Savera Hotel, Dr.Radhakrishnan RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
PERFORMANCE : Storytelling by the SeaNocchikuppam 2nd StreetRajah-Rani Stories. Facilitated by the World Storytelling Institute. From 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
TALK: A Village Called Cholamandal. Geeta Doctor in conversationThe Park Sheraton,TTK RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 26, 2011
Friday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 26, 2011
Friday
TALK: The English Theatre in Madras by P.C. RamakrishnaThe Madras Gymkhana Club, The Island, Anna SalaiAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
HERITAGE WALK : The Magnates of Mount RoadMount RoadStarts at 6.30 a.m. By van and foot. Conducted by Sriram V. Fee : Rs. 450 per head. Bookings: phone 28411495, email: editor@madrasmusings.com
August 27, 2011
Saturday
NATURE WALK : IIT MadrasIIT Madras campusFrom 6.30 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. Guided by Dr. Susy Varughese. Conducted by Prakriti Nature Club. Register with prakriti@iitm.ac.in
August 27, 2011
Saturday
GUIDED VISIT: IIT Madras Heritage CentreIIT Madras CampusFrom 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. Register with Prof Ajit Kolar at 944400 8700.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
PHOTOWALK:Pachyappa’s College to Taylor’s RoadStarts at 7 a.m. Conducted by Chennai Photowalk. Contact Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan on phone: 98844-67463. Email: chandrachoodan@gmail.com
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: New Madras Musings by Shreekumar VarmaHotel Green Park, Vadapalani.At 5.30 p.m. Organised by Namma Arcot Road
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: Ancient Light: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker by Chandrachoodan  GopalakrishnanHotel Green Park, Vadapalani.At 6.15 p.m. Organised by Namma Arcot Road.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: Kodambakkam is the centre of Madras by Pradeep ChakravarthyHotel Green Park, Vadapalani.At 7 p.m. Organised by Namma Arcot Road.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
QUIZ: The Madras Quiz in TamilP.S. Hr. Sec. School, MylaporeFor students studying class 7 and above in Tamil medium schools in Chennai. At 2 p.m.Contact 98405 44629 for registration.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EVENT: Madras – experience your cultural heritageHotel Green Park, VadapalaniAt 3.30 p.m. Organised by Spring and Zoom, KK Nagar, an activity centre for children. Children will experiment and create exquisite products using the potter’s wheel and palm leaves. Supported by resource persons from Dakshina Chitra; open to children 5 years and above; contact 9940450495,  9940286740.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TOUR: Bronze Gallery, Govt. Museum, EgmoreGovt. Museum3 to 3.45 p.m. Led by Pradeep Chakravarthy. Anyone who is older than 35 will have register with a younger person. Register before Aug. 1, 2011. Mail to:
pradeepandanusha@gmail.com
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: Anglo Indians of Madras by Harry Mclure & Richard O ConnorGRT Grand, 120, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai – 17At 7.30 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK : Meandering down Mint StreetMint StreetStarts at 6.30 a.m. By foot. Two hours. Conducted by Sriram V, Fee : Rs. 300 per head. Bookings: phone 28411495, email: editor@madrasmusings.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
NATURE WALK : IIT MadrasIIT Madras campusFrom 6.30 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. Guided by Dr. Susy Varughese. Conducted by Prakriti Nature Club. Register with prakriti@iitm.ac.in
August 28, 2011
Sunday
GUIDED VISIT: IIT Madras Heritage CentreIIT Madras CampusFrom 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. Register with Prof Ajit Kolar at 944400 8700.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
PHOTOWALK:Thousand Lights to Tarapore Towers / Dams RoadStarts at 7 a.m. Conducted by Chennai Photowalk. Contact Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan on phone: 98844-67463. Email: chandrachoodan@gmail.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK : Mount Road – City’s ShowpieceStarts at The Hindu’s gate. Ends at Murray & Co.Starts at 8 a.m. By foot.Led by Vincent D’ Souza, Journalist. Free. No regn. required. Join at the start point.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
TOUR: At Bronze Gallery, Madras MuseumAssemble at the ticket counter10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Organised by Namma Mylapore. Led by Dr.Chithra Madhavan, historian and archaeologist. For reservations :  call 99414 50776 or mail tonathanlatha@yahoo.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
TREE WALKIndependence Day Park, near Valluvar KottamConducted by Nizhal. From 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Register at nizhal.shade@gmail.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 28, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
QUIZ: The Madras Open Quiz (English)Dakshinamurthy Hall, P.S. School, Mylapore.Pre-lims at 2 pm. Open to teams of two. Regn. not required.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
QUIZ: Madras 372 – Quiz for school studentsMutha Venkata Subbarao Auditorium, ChetpetFrom 2 p.m to 6 p.m. Organised by the Murugappa Group.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
TALK: A Boxwallahs Madras. KRN Menon and P Unnikrishnan in conversation with Sushila RavindranathAt Amethyst, Entrance Whites Road, Royapettah, Chennai-600 014 (Entrance Next to Corporation Bank)At 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 30, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: An Indian-American’s impressions of Chennai by Anand KrishnaHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan SalaiOrganised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.

(Last updated : August 14, 2011)

DATE
EVENT
VENUE
DETAILS
August 2, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Confessions of a Chennai advertising woman by Indu BalachandranHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.Organised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 9, 2011
Tuesday
CONTEST: Inter-school quizPSBB, KK NagarOpen to students of schools in Central Cluster of CBSE.
August 9, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: The American contribution to British Madras by S. MuthiahHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.Organised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 10, 2011
Wednesday
CONTEST: Kolam contestPSBB, KK NagarOpen to students of schools in Central Cluster of CBSE.
August 11, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Inter-school oratorical contest – Why I like MadrasPSBB, KK NagarOpen to students of schools in Central Cluster of CBSE.
August 12, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.  (Opp. Hotel President)Inauguration at 6 p.m. by M.S.Ramanujan, Post Master General, Chennai City Region
S.Muthiah, city historian speaks. Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 13, 2011
Saturday
PHOTOWALK FOR KIDSFrom Royapuram Railway station to Srinivasa Ramanujan Museum, RoyapuramFrom 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Open to children of class 5 to 12.
Organised by www.yocee.in.
Contact 98405 44629 for registration.
August 13, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 14, 2011
Sunday
PHOTOWALK FOR KIDSFrom Iyyappan temple (Raja Annamalai Puram) to Greenways Road MRTS stationFrom 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Open to children of class 5 to 12.
Organised by www.yocee.in.
Contact 98405 44629 for registration
August 14, 2011
Sunday
CONTESTS: Art, music, dance, oratoricalBharathiar Illam, TriplicaneHosted by Lions Club of Chennai Elite. Theme Chennai. More details http://themadrasday.in/2011/07/art-music-dance-oratorical-contests/
August 14, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 15, 2011
Monday
BICYCLE RALLY
Participants will follow a trail of famous landmarks with the help of a clue sheet.
Starts at – The Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar

Open for Men in the age group 20years and above.  Registrations required. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST: Oratorical contestThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.For students of class 9 to 12. In English and Tamil. Topic : Speeches by famous personalities in Chennai.
Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST: Costume GaloreThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.Traditional bridal costumes of different communities (native or migrated) of Chennai. Register before Aug. 5, 2011. Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST : Art ContestThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.Collage on theme ‘Chennai – Netru, Indru, Naalai’. For children of age group 8-12yrs. Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday

CONTEST: Pulli Kolam ContestThe Yellow Bus at E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar.Open to all in the age group of 15-25years. Register before Aug. 5, 2011. Contact: 45511819; 98845 49688
August 15, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 16, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 16, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Information Technology in Chennai by Pradeep ChakravarthyHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai.Organised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 17, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: ‘Our heritage in brick and mortar’Asan Memorial School, EgmoreInauguration at 10 a.m. Exhibition of models and charts conducted by the Social Science Department and the Heritage Club; Speakers: the Nawab of Arcot, Kumararani Meena Muthiah, Gopika Varma.
August 17, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 17, 2011
Wednesday
TALK: Architectural Styles of Madras- From the Colonial to the Post Modern by Dr. K. R. SitalakshmiPresidency Club , EgmoreOrganised by Rotary Club of Madras Centenary Commemoration. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Oratorical Competition (Pre-final)The Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Open for students of Classes 9-12. Topic: Speeches on Great personalities of Chennai. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: ‘Our heritage in brick and mortar’Asan Memorial School, EgmoreExhibition of models and charts conducted by the Social Science Department and the Heritage Club.
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Creative writingThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Topic: Chennai – Neetru, Indru, Naalai! (Tamil), Chennai – Past, Present, Future! (English). Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: CookeryThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Theme: Rare Grandmom’s recipe for home-made medicinal solutions. Open to public. Age group 40- 50 years. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Art workThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Contest open for kids of class 3,4,5
Send your entries by post or in person to The Yellow Bus by Aug. 12. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
CONTEST: Music & danceThe Yellow Bus
E-35/2, 2nd Avenue, Besant Nagar
Group event. Contest open for kids of class 7,8,9. Register at The Yellow Bus by Aug. 12. Phone: 45511819, 98845 49688
August 18, 2011
Thursday
QUIZ : Inter-school heritage quiz –  ‘Heritage buildings of Madras’Asan Memorial School, EgmorePreliminary rounds at 9.30 a.m.; finals at 11am.
August 18, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 18, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Madras: My ImpressionsAt Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.Paintings by Maniam Selven (MaSe). Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 19, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: ‘Our heritage in brick and mortar’Asan Memorial School, EgmoreExhibition of models and charts conducted by the Social Science Department and the Heritage Club. Valedictory at 2 p.m. Speaker : Shreekumar Varma
August 19, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: British India MapsLakshana Art Gallery, 8, Judge Jambulingam Road, Mylapore.British India Maps (Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Judicial, Revenue, Political and Maps of Presidencies) Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Contact : chennai.abs@gmail.com
August 19, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Madras: My ImpressionsAt Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.Paintings by Maniam Selven (MaSe). Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 20, 2011
Saturday
HERITAGE WALK: The Sweet Smell of EngineeringCollege of Engineering, Guindy campusConducted by Alumni Association of College of Engineering Guindy. Starts at 6.30 a.m. at the Main Building (Bell Clock Tower), College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University. Register on phone no. 9840959730.
August 20, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment. Inauguration by Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
August 20, 2011
Saturday
WORKSHOP & CONTEST: Map Ur WayKalaa Manjari, 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony, AlwarpetFrom 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Conducted by Kalaa Manjari Activity Centre and Bambaram Toy Library. Map construction, walk in the neighborhood and a presentation contest. Contact 99623 87624.
August 20, 2011
Saturday
Drawing and Painting Event for childrenThe Children’s Club, 213 (96), V.M. Street, MylaporeAt 9 a.m.
Theme – Namma Chennai
Register at the Children’s Club,
Last date to register Aug. 18, 2011. Phone: 99405 57388 / 4211 3434
August 20, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniInauguration at 5 p.m. Lecture by Prof. V. Arasu, Professor and Head, Dept. of Tamil Literature, University of Madras on “தமிழில் அரியநூல்கள் பாதுகாப்பு: சில உரையாடல்கள்” [Tamilil ariya nulkal patukappu : cila uraiyadalkal]
August 20, 2011
Saturday
TALK: A Brief History of Engineering in Madras – audio/visual presentationConference Hall, Alumni Center (Opp. LH), College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna UniversityAt 5 p.m. Hosted by the Alumni Association of College of Engineering, Guindy. Contact : talk@darkbrand.com / 9840959730.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK: The Studios of KollywoodKodambakkam and VadapalaniBy van and foot. Conducted by Mohan V Raman. Fee : Rs. 450 per head. Bookings: phone 28411495, email: editor@madrasmusings.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
PHOTOWALK:Royapettah Clock Tower to Chepauk PalaceStarts at 7 a.m. Conducted by Chennai Photowalk. Contact Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan on phone: 98844-67463. Email: chandrachoodan@gmail.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK: Fort St. GeorgeStarts from the parking lot opp. main gate of FortLed by Vincent D’ Souza. Starts at 7.45 a.m. Free. Register at themadrasday@gmail.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
NATURE WALK:Pallikaranai MarshStarts at 6.45 a.m. Guided by Gnanaskandan K. Organised by Madras Naturalists’ Society. Contact: Vijay Kumar: vijay58@airtelmail.in / 98400 90875
August 21, 2011
Sunday
TREE WALKSemmozhi PoongaConducted by Nizhal. From 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Register at nizhal.shade@gmail.com
August 21, 2011
Sunday
PERFORMANCE: Contests – final and VillupattuYouth Hostel, Indira Nagar, AdyarOrganised by The Yellow Bus. Villu Pattu by school students trained by artist S. V. Ramamurthy – theme : Chennai – Netru, Indru Naalai and
Theru-Kootu
August 21, 2011
Sunday
TOUR: Bronze Gallery, Govt. Museum, EgmoreGovt. Museum3 to 3.45 p.m. Led by Pradeep Chakravarthy. Anyone who is older than 35 will have register with a younger person. Register before Aug. 1, 2011. Mail to:
pradeepandanusha@gmail.com.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
CONTEST: Art Contest for kidsKalaa Manjari, 6/12, First Street, Venus Colony. AlwarpetFrom 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Themes: Ages- 5-10 years – Clean Green Chennai, Ages- 11-16 years- Places of Interest in Chennai. Contact: 24312676
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Inauguration at 6 p.m. by Mr.Shankar Rao, Vice Consul, US Consulate General,  followed by a dialogue between Paul Cohn & Mohandass.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Madras: My ImpressionsAt Gallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.Paintings by Maniam Selven (MaSe). Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 21, 2011
Sunday
TALK: Life of V Krishnaswami Aiyar by Justice Prabha SridevanChamiers, Chamiers RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 22, 2011
Monday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Coins, paintings, pen-and-ink drawingsPadma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, KK NagarInauguration at 2 p.m. Organised by D.H. Rao. Drawings by Manohar Devadoss. Speakers at the inauguration: S. Muthiah, Nalli Kuppuswamy, Mrs Y.G. Parthasarathy.
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 22, 2011
Monday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 22, 2011
Monday
TALK: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker by Chandrachoodan GopalakrishnanGallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.At 6.30 p.m.
August 22, 2011
Monday
TALK: Three Women Film Directors of Madras by Mohan V RamanTaj Club House, No. 2, Club House RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
CONTEST: Heritage of Chennai – Multimedia Presentation Contest for Chennai City schoolsSrinivasa Sastri Hall, Luz, MylaporeFrom 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prize distribution at 3 p.m.(approx.). Contact: 98405 44629. More details here.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Coins, paintings, pen-and-ink drawingsPadma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, KK NagarOrganised by D.H. Rao. Drawings by Manohar Devadoss. Exhibition open from 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 23 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
PRESENTATION: Ancient Light: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker’Jaigopal Garodia School, Anna NagarAt 4 p.m. By Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan, Chennai Photowalks.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: ‘Madras: Its past and its present’Stella Maris College for WomenAt 6 p.m. Talk by S. Muthiah.
Organised by the Public Relations Society of India, Chennai Chapter.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Lesser known temples of Chennai by Chitra MadhavanGallery Sri Parvati, Eldams Road, Alwarpet.At 6.30 p.m.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Horse racing in Madras by R. MohanThe Residency Towers, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. NagarAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 23, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: Chennai, crazy Chennai by V. SriramTag Centre, TTK Road, AlwarpetOrganised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Coins, paintings, pen-and-ink drawingsPadma Seshadri Bal Bhavan School, KK NagarOrganised by D.H. Rao. Drawings by Manohar Devadoss. Exhibition open from 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
RELEASE:
C. P. R. Environmental Education Centre’s Survey of Air, Water and Noise Levels in Chennai city.
C.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, TeynampetAt 11 a.m. Contact: 24341778
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
CAMPUS EVENTS: Heritage site visit, Photo Exhibition, Traditional cuisine, Quiz,Oratorical contest for school childrenAsan Memorial College of Arts & Science, PallikaranaiFrom 9 a.m. onwards. Exhibition open to public. For details of traditional cuisine event contact: Milton – 9884143887, For contests for school children contact : Dr. Raja  - 9380077257
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
TOUR: Guided tour of DakshinachitraAssemble at the ticket counter in Dakshinachitra10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Organised by Namma Mylapore. Led by Dr.Chithra Madhavan, historian and archaeologist. For reservations :  call 99414 50776 or mail to nathanlatha@yahoo.com
August 24, 2011
Wednesday
TALK: Tamizh Theatre in Madras Talk show by Y. Gee. Mahendra and A.R. Srinivasan.Savera Hotel, Dr.Radhakrishnan RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
PERFORMANCE : Storytelling by the SeaNocchikuppam 2nd StreetRajah-Rani Stories. Facilitated by the World Storytelling Institute. From 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
August 25, 2011
Thursday
TALK: A Village Called Cholamandal. Geeta Doctor in conversationThe Park Sheraton,TTK RoadAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 26, 2011
Friday
HERITAGE WALK: MylaporeMylapore AreaStarting point Luz church and ends at Kapali temple
Starts at 6.30 a.m. 90 mins. Free
Conducted by K.J. Suriyanarayanan
Registration must. Contact phone no.  – 98415 97750
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 26, 2011
Friday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 26, 2011
Friday
TALK: The English Theatre in Madras by P.C. RamakrishnaThe Madras Gymkhana Club, The Island, Anna SalaiAt 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
HERITAGE WALK : The Magnates of Mount RoadMount RoadStarts at 6.30 a.m. By van and foot. Conducted by Sriram V. Fee : Rs. 450 per head. Bookings: phone 28411495, email: editor@madrasmusings.com
August 27, 2011
Saturday
NATURE WALK : IIT MadrasIIT Madras campusFrom 6.30 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. Guided by Dr. Susy Varughese. Conducted by Prakriti Nature Club. Register with prakriti@iitm.ac.in
August 27, 2011
Saturday
GUIDED VISIT: IIT Madras Heritage CentreIIT Madras CampusFrom 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. Register with Prof Ajit Kolar at 944400 8700.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
PHOTOWALK:Pachyappa’s College to Taylor’s RoadStarts at 7 a.m. Conducted by Chennai Photowalk. Contact Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan on phone: 98844-67463. Email: chandrachoodan@gmail.com
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: New Madras Musings by Shreekumar VarmaHotel Green Park, Vadapalani.At 5.30 p.m. Organised by Namma Arcot Road
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: Ancient Light: Madras through the eyes of a photowalker by Chandrachoodan  GopalakrishnanHotel Green Park, Vadapalani.At 6.15 p.m. Organised by Namma Arcot Road.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: Kodambakkam is the centre of Madras by Pradeep ChakravarthyHotel Green Park, Vadapalani.At 7 p.m. Organised by Namma Arcot Road.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
QUIZ: The Madras Quiz in TamilP.S. Hr. Sec. School, MylaporeFor students studying class 7 and above in Tamil medium schools in Chennai. At 2 p.m.Contact 98405 44629 for registration.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EVENT: Madras – experience your cultural heritageHotel Green Park, VadapalaniAt 3.30 p.m. Organised by Spring and Zoom, KK Nagar, an activity centre for children. Children will experiment and create exquisite products using the potter’s wheel and palm leaves. Supported by resource persons from Dakshina Chitra; open to children 5 years and above; contact 9940450495,  9940286740.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TOUR: Bronze Gallery, Govt. Museum, EgmoreGovt. Museum3 to 3.45 p.m. Led by Pradeep Chakravarthy. Anyone who is older than 35 will have register with a younger person. Register before Aug. 1, 2011. Mail to:
pradeepandanusha@gmail.com
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Early Tamil ImprintsRoja Muthiah Research Library, TaramaniEarly Tamil Imprints from the Roja Muthiah Research Library collection
August 27, 2011
Saturday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 27, 2011
Saturday
TALK: Anglo Indians of Madras by Harry Mclure & Richard O ConnorGRT Grand, 120, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai – 17At 7.30 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK : Meandering down Mint StreetMint StreetStarts at 6.30 a.m. By foot. Two hours. Conducted by Sriram V, Fee : Rs. 300 per head. Bookings: phone 28411495, email: editor@madrasmusings.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
NATURE WALK : IIT MadrasIIT Madras campusFrom 6.30 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. Guided by Dr. Susy Varughese. Conducted by Prakriti Nature Club. Register with prakriti@iitm.ac.in
August 28, 2011
Sunday
GUIDED VISIT: IIT Madras Heritage CentreIIT Madras CampusFrom 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. Register with Prof Ajit Kolar at 944400 8700.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
PHOTOWALK:Thousand Lights to Tarapore Towers / Dams RoadStarts at 7 a.m. Conducted by Chennai Photowalk. Contact Chandrachoodan Gopalakrishnan on phone: 98844-67463. Email: chandrachoodan@gmail.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
HERITAGE WALK : Mount Road – City’s ShowpieceStarts at The Hindu’s gate. Ends at Murray & Co.Starts at 8 a.m. By foot.Led by Vincent D’ Souza, Journalist. Free. No regn. required. Join at the start point.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
TOUR: At Bronze Gallery, Madras MuseumAssemble at the ticket counter10 a.m. to 12 noon.
Organised by Namma Mylapore. Led by Dr.Chithra Madhavan, historian and archaeologist. For reservations :  call 99414 50776 or mail tonathanlatha@yahoo.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
TREE WALKIndependence Day Park, near Valluvar KottamConducted by Nizhal. From 4.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Register at nizhal.shade@gmail.com
August 28, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Madras – Perspectives An exhibition of photographsStudio Palazzo an Art Gallery, 7, Seethamma Road, Alwarpet.Photographs of photographs of  Paul Cohn and Mohandass. Open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact: 42030546
August 28, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Paintings and photographsC.P. Ramaswamy Aiyar Foundation, Eldams Road, AlwarpetExhibition of paintings by A. Ananda Kumar and photographs by the late M. K. Rangaswamy Aiyangar of Madras and its environment.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
EXHIBITION: Photographs of Chennai CityDakshinaChitra (Seminar Hall), East Coast Road.Photographs by by Abhishek Dadheech.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
QUIZ: The Madras Open Quiz (English)Dakshinamurthy Hall, P.S. School, Mylapore.Pre-lims at 2 pm. Open to teams of two. Regn. not required.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
QUIZ: Madras 372 – Quiz for school studentsMutha Venkata Subbarao Auditorium, ChetpetFrom 2 p.m to 6 p.m. Organised by the Murugappa Group.
August 28, 2011
Sunday
TALK: A Boxwallahs Madras. KRN Menon and P Unnikrishnan in conversation with Sushila RavindranathAt Amethyst, Entrance Whites Road, Royapettah, Chennai-600 014 (Entrance Next to Corporation Bank)At 7 p.m. Chennai Heritage Lecture series.
August 30, 2011
Tuesday
TALK: An Indian-American’s impressions of Chennai by Anand KrishnaHotel Savera, Dr. Radhakrishnan SalaiOrganised by Rotary Club of Madras South. Open only to Rotarians and their guests.

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